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    Trump reportedly knew of whistleblower complaint when he released Ukraine aid – live
    Nov27

    Trump reportedly knew of whistleblower complaint when he released Ukraine aid – live

    Lawyers say Trump had already been briefed on complaintTrump at Mar-a-Lago while Democrats campaign in IowaIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 1.46pm GMTGood morning, live blog readers!The drip, drip, drip of revelations from the impeachment inquiry continued last night...

    White House budget lawyer quit over Ukraine aid concerns, says witness
    Nov27

    White House budget lawyer quit over Ukraine aid concerns, says witness

    Mark Sandy said individual resigned in part over issues with Trump’s freeze on the aid, according to closed-door deposition A lawyer for the White House’s budget office resigned partly because of concerns over Donald Trump’s freeze on military aid to Ukraine, a longtime career official from the office has testified to Congress...

    Trump impeachment: Giuliani plays down Parnas link and repeats ‘insurance’ claim
    Nov24

    Trump impeachment: Giuliani plays down Parnas link and repeats ‘insurance’ claim

    Lawyer: Soviet-born go-betweens ‘weren’t James Bond’New revelations pitch Nunes into impeachment dramaImpeach: Neal Katyal makes strong case against TrumpTwo Soviet-born Americans who form a key link between Donald Trump and Ukraine “weren’t James Bond”, the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said on Saturday, insisting...

    Trump impeachment: released documents reveal Giuliani-Pompeo links
    Nov23

    Trump impeachment: released documents reveal Giuliani-Pompeo links

    Cache published under FOI act show paper trail between Trump’s lawyer and secretary of state to enable Ukraine smear plotDonald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with secretary of state Mike Pompeo in the months before the US ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled, according to a cache of documents released by...

    Trump resurfaces debunked theory Ukraine interfered in 2016 election
    Nov22

    Trump resurfaces debunked theory Ukraine interfered in 2016 election

    President gave a rambling 55-minute interview on Fox & Friends, continuing to push claim a top Russia expert called ‘fictional’Donald Trump has continued to promote a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election, a day after the former top Russia expert in the White House called it a “fictional narrative” in...

    Zelenskiy will emerge from Trump inquiry unscathed, says Ukraine PM
    Nov22

    Zelenskiy will emerge from Trump inquiry unscathed, says Ukraine PM

    Oleksiy Honcharuk says Volodymyr Zelenskiy was not part of any attempt to ‘manipulate investigations’ into energy firmUkraine’s president will emerge from the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry unscathed, the country’s prime minister has predicted.Ukraine’s leadership has been anxious to avoid becoming embroiled in the US...

    Trump impeachment inquiry: powerful testimony on final day of public hearings – video
    Nov22

    Trump impeachment inquiry: powerful testimony on final day of public hearings – video

    The fifth day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump saw powerful testimony from Fiona Hill, a former National Security Council official and former top Russia expert in the White House, and David Holmes, a state department aide in Kyiv.Both spoke of Gordon Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union, as Holmes...

    Impeachment testimony takeaways: Fiona Hill says Ukraine scheme ‘very clear’
    Nov22

    Impeachment testimony takeaways: Fiona Hill says Ukraine scheme ‘very clear’

    The former National Security Council official provided some of the most explosive testimony yetThe fifth, and possibly final, day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump was one of the most explosive. Here are five key takeaways: Related: Fiona Hill: stop ‘fictional narrative’ of Ukraine meddling in US election...

    Fiona Hill rebukes conspiracy theory – and emerges as Trump’s nemesis
    Nov21

    Fiona Hill rebukes conspiracy theory – and emerges as Trump’s nemesis

    The Russia expert from Durham’s opening statement stood out for its bluntness and the personal history underlying itLong before Fiona Hill arrived to testify on Capitol Hill, there was a long line for public seats and a crackling sense of anticipation for one of the most important moments so far in the impeachment of Donald Trump.Hill had...

    Trump impeachment inquiry: witness rebukes Republicans for ‘fictional’ Ukraine narrative – video
    Nov21

    Trump impeachment inquiry: witness rebukes Republicans for ‘fictional’ Ukraine narrative – video

    A former White House official has criticised politicians for advancing discredited conspiracy theories about Ukraine during impeachment hearings. ‘I refuse to be part of an effort to legitimise an alternate narrative that the Ukrainian government is a US adversary, and that Ukraine – not Russia – attacked us in 2016,’ said Fiona Hill...